The table below looks at the statistics for Data Mining skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Mining over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Mining
Rank 115 124 99
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 25 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 0.22% 0.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.15% 1.13% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £340 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -17.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £284 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £396 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £30.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
602 529 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.87% 19.17% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 259 250
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £16.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.62% -39.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £11.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £61.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

Data Mining
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Data Mining Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region.

Data Mining Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Data Mining Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Data Mining
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region.

Data Mining Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Mining within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +1 15 £375 +10.29% 5
Glasgow - 9 £300 -
Stirling - 1 £375 -
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Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Mining also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Mining.

1 20 (45.45%) Data Analysis
2 18 (40.91%) Finance
3 16 (36.36%) SQL
4 15 (34.09%) SAS
5 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (25.00%) Banking
6 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 11 (25.00%) Analytics
7 9 (20.45%) Business Analysis
7 9 (20.45%) GAP Analysis
8 8 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (15.91%) Retail Banking
9 7 (15.91%) Test Planning
9 7 (15.91%) SAP
9 7 (15.91%) ETL
9 7 (15.91%) Retail
9 7 (15.91%) Migration
10 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (13.64%) Data Reconciliation
10 6 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
10 6 (13.64%) Data Migration
11 5 (11.36%) Data Transformation
11 5 (11.36%) Data Management
12 4 (9.09%) CISA
12 4 (9.09%) CISM
12 4 (9.09%) Validation
12 4 (9.09%) VBA
12 4 (9.09%) MS Visio

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Mining also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Mining. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (34.09%) SAS
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.09%) MS Access
3 3 (6.82%) dBASE
3 3 (6.82%) QlikView
4 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Axure RP
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 11 (25.00%) Banking
3 7 (15.91%) Retail
3 7 (15.91%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Front Office
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (65.91%) Analyst
2 15 (34.09%) Data Analyst
3 11 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Test Leader
5 3 (6.82%) MI Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Data Business Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Data Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) SAS Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) SAP Data Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) MFC
1 1 (2.27%) XML
1 1 (2.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) FMCG
3 1 (2.27%) iSeries
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Replication
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Data Analysis
2 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (25.00%) Analytics
4 9 (20.45%) GAP Analysis
4 9 (20.45%) Business Analysis
5 8 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (15.91%) ETL
6 7 (15.91%) Migration
6 7 (15.91%) Test Planning
7 6 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Data Reconciliation
7 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
7 6 (13.64%) Data Migration
8 5 (11.36%) Data Management
8 5 (11.36%) Data Transformation
9 4 (9.09%) Master Data Management
9 4 (9.09%) Validation
9 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 4 (9.09%) Data Validation
9 4 (9.09%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) VBA
3 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.27%) C
3 1 (2.27%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) CISA
1 4 (9.09%) CISM
1 4 (9.09%) CRISC
2 3 (6.82%) ISEB
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) SAP
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Lotus
3 1 (2.27%) Ab Initio
3 1 (2.27%) EMC
3 1 (2.27%) Informatica
3 1 (2.27%) Cognos
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Sybase